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noun, plural om·brel·li·nos. Western Church.
  1. the white silk canopy held over the Eucharist while transferring it from one place to another, especially from the main altar to a side altar.
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Origin of ombrellino

1840–50; < Italian: literally, parasol, sunshade
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Historical Examples of ombrellino

  • The Blessed Sacrament was now to be carried round the lines of the sick, beneath an ombrellino.


    Robert Hugh Benson